Tax the Rich!

Tax the Rich! By Briton Ryle Written Wednesday, July 19, 2017 This chart shows Americans’ inflation-adjusted income growth for the last 55 years. It’s not a pretty picture. The rich are getting richer, while everybody else is treading water. With a chart like this (from a 2016 paper by economists Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez, and Gabriel Zucman), it’s pretty …

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Will County Board Member, Mike Fricilone, speaking for the National Association of Counties on SALT deduction, which would negatively impact many middle class families in Will County

As you may have seen reported in the Hill and other publications last week, on Tuesday, July 11, NACo, NLC, GFOA and the other Big 7 state and local partners hosted a briefing (Protecting Local Control in Our Tax Code – A Briefing on the State and Local Tax Deduction) on Capitol Hill that focused …

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Illinois congressmen praise rollback of Obama-era waters rule

Illinois congressmen praise rollback of Obama-era waters rule By Cole Lauterbach | Illinois News Network Jul 12, 2017 Shutterstock photo http://willcountynews.com/2015/12/07/the-epas-water-power-grab-changing-the-definition-of-water/  http://willcountynews.com/2016/01/26/epa-waters-of-the-u-s-incredible-overreach-by-government/ ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK Critics of an Obama-era regulation that is in legal limbo say it would make small creeks on private property subject to the same environmental protection laws as major rivers. Now, …

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